4 Family Budgets Around the World

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Would you like to take a peek into the pocketbook of a few families around the world? Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to live below the global poverty line of US $1.90 a day? These four families invited us to learn what it’s like to try to make ends meet in extreme poverty.

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How Your Sponsorship Is Key During a Health Crisis

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Here are three ways child sponsorship becomes more important than ever during a health crisis such as COVID-19.

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How the Church (and YOU) Saved Sofia From Homelessness

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When COVID-19 hit, single mother Sofia lost her ability to work and was facing homelessness with her three children. A local church was able to give her rent assistance, from generous donors like you. Now her family is housed, safe and together.

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Food Network’s Aarti Sequeira: What I’m Cooking and Learning Right Now

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Aarti Sequeira is a TV personality, cookbook author and a Compassion sponsor! Read on to find a favorite recipe she’s created while staying at home, and what she thinks God might want to teach us during this time.

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How You Can Help Respond to COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has only deepened the needs around the world that our church partners see every day. Here is how you can come alongside churches to help the children most in need.

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An Open Letter to COVID-19

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Dear COVID-19: You have shaken us and you have exhausted us. But know this: what God can do through his Church is more powerful than anything.

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Our Message to the Class of 2020

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For this year’s graduating class, the COVID-19 outbreak has meant the cancellation of proms and graduation parties and commencement ceremonies. While closing this chapter looks different than any of us expected, we wanted to honor this time of transition by delivering a commencement address for the class of 2020. Together, we both mourn and celebrate with you.

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What to Do If It’s Been a Long Time Since You Received a Letter

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Have you ever been so excited to receive a letter from the child you sponsor, but it feels like it’s been forever? I’m sure a lot of us have. And it’s highly likely that you might feel that way during this global pandemic. Here’s when to reach out to us if it has been a while since you received a letter — and tips for while you wait!

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18 Beautiful Quotes About Moms

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Let’s pause to celebrate moms. Enjoy these beautiful photos of and quotes about moms — from both great thinkers and sponsored children around the world!

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How These 4 Heroes Are Helping Kids Right Now

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The immense passion and heart of these four heroes just amazes us. They sacrifice and they give until it hurts. Be inspired. In this difficult time, the church is rising up around the world.

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5 Free and Fun Family Activities to Do at Home

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Need some fun family activities to do at home? Here are five great ideas to keep your family learning, growing and playing.

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